GEOS Incubation Status

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Has the project been approved for incubation by the OSGeo board?
Yes, approved on November 2, 2007
Has an Incubation Mentor been assigned to the project?
Yes, Frank Warmerdam

Infrastructure Transition

Has the domain been populated with the projects web presence?
The web presence is currently being started here: and points to this Trac instance.
Is the OSGeo bug tracker being used for the project?
Is the OSGeo mailing list manager ( being used for the project?
Is the OSGeo SVN being used for the project?
Are binary and source downloads available from ?
Binaries are not available. Source downloads are available at

Community Functioning

Is there a functioning user support mechanisms (ie. mailing list)?
Are source and binary downloads for the package available?
Source downloads are available, binaries are not. The SVN repository at is publicly readable as well.
Has a Project Steering Committee been formed, and given control of the project?
Yes, see
Does the Project Steering Committee have documentation on project procedures for PSC decisions, contributor guidelines, etc.
Yes, see and
How many active developers are there? Are they from multiple organizations?
There 2-3 active developers, depending on how you count, from multiple organizations.

Foundation Membership

Have project documents been updated to reflect membership in the foundation, and the relationship of the project to the foundation?
Yes, the main page is now and the old site at redirects there.
Has an effort been made to brand the project web site with OSGeo foundation web styling and branding marks?
It is an at url. However, OSGeo needs to provide more direction on branding and marking to get better effect.

Code Copyright Review

Has a Code Provenance Review document been prepared for the project?
Yes, GEOS Provenance Review
Have issues raised in the provenance review been adequately addressed?
Yes, see resolutions in GEOS Provenance Review
Are Commiter Responsibilities Guidelines covering legal issues in place?
Yes, see